Whether you are a new Coog or have been at the University for a few years, the University of Houston wants to give you a warm welcome. During the Weeks of Welcome, numerous departments and staff connected students with university resources, student organizations and the surrounding community.
FALL 2020 WEEKS OF WELCOME HIGHLIGHTS
This live virtual concert featured EDM sensation Krewella! Talented UH DJ took part in the UH DJ Challenge and opened for this amazing artist!
SNL Comedy Show
Students laughed their masks off watching two Saturday Night Live comedians, Melissa Villasenor and Chris Redd, perform a comedy show.
Rico Nasty Concert
Rico Nasty took the stage with opener Samo.
Other Weeks of Welcome Events
- UH RedZone Kick-off
- Students learned about preventing sexual violence, building a safer campus, and supporting survivors
- Student Program Board Presents: Birds of Prey
- SPB hosted a socially distant movie screening of Birds of Prey.
- Cougar First Impressions
- CFI connected students to resources available on campus and addressed key issues that students most inquire about during their first week on campus.
- Video Game Tournaments
- UH Weeks of Welcome hosted FIFA, League of Legends and NBA2K tournaments.
- This virtual dance fitness party left students feeling energized for the upcoming semester.
- Digital Student Mixers
- The Center for Diversity and Inclusion hosted several student mixers throughout Weeks of Welcome, including an APIDA Student Mixer, a Black Student Mixer, a First-Generation Student Mixer and an LGBTQ+ Student Mixer.
- Virtual Involvement Fairs
- The Center for Student Involvement hosted three virtual organizations fairs and featured over 160 unique student organizations. Students were able to learn about and connect with organizations and Get Involved at UH.
- Coogs Got Talent
- Talented Coogs took the stage to perform a variety of skills during this virtual talent show.
- InfraRED: Take and Make
- The Center for Student Involvement hosted InfraRED: Take and Make, where students could receive a succulent and plant potting materials and play virtual games with other UH students.
- This virtual organization fair allowed students to learn about the different sororities and fraternities at the University of Houston.
- DJ Challenge
- This live-stream event featured UH's top DJs mixing and mashing live and opening for EDM sensation Krewella.